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that showed you could vote for ident obama and linda. we are going good to tampa, where judith brown is standing by, co-director of a project, a racial justice advocate. she is joining us from tampa, and florida has just closed their polls. what did you find? >> thanks for having me. it is an interesting day. a steady flow of people throughout the day. long lines that we saw in early voting. a number of concerns. the number one concern we saw across the state is what we might call the abuse of provisional ballots. here in one county, voters coming out of the polling places saying that they did not get to vote by regular ballot. we have concern about that, because we know about 2008. they threw out about half of e ballots. real concerns. we have heard that in broward county and other areas, miami dade. we have concerns about whether or not those votes will be counted, and there was a handout across the country. ohio, the same issue. provisional ballots. using it as the default. in ohio, in particular, the state was student. -- was sued. the same thing in franklin and hamilton county's
senator scott brown. >> this victory belongs to you. you did this. you did this. you did this. for every family that has been squeezed and hammered, we're going to fight for a level playing field and put people back to work. [applause] >> and we look at ballot initiatives across the country from legalizing marijuana to upholding same-sex marriage. all of that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. president obama has been reelected to a second term with a resounding victory over republican challenger mitt romney. obama ended the night with at least 303 electoral votes, sweeping the critical battleground states of ohio, iowa, wisconsin, pennsylvania, nevada, and colorado. obama's tally is expected to rise after in florida, were he currently leads romney by over 46,000 votes. in a victory speech from chicago, obama said he returns to the white house with renewed purpose. >> i return to the white house moh determined and more inspired than ever about the future that lies ahead. you elected us to focus on your jobs, not ours
effort spanning more than ten years. director j. carter brown worked closely with architect i. m. pei in its development. seven works of art were commissioned it was agreed that a ecific piece was needed to animate the unbroken expanse of wall in the central courtyard. but the artist would have to have a capacity for monumental concepts, with a sense of color and scale appropriate to the site. a unanimous choice was spanish artist joan miro. born in the catalan city of barcelona in 1893, miro has remained close to the land and its people. but as a young man in paris, he joined with friends like max ernst and jean arp in the emeing surrealist movement of the 1920s. in his painting "the farm," miro's characteristic symbols and themes began to appear: serpenne shapes, checkeoard patterns, finite space represented by the moon or a star. in 1922, he painted "the farmer's wife," the ancestress of countless female symbols that also became a continuing motif in miro's art. in 1924, his art broke free of gravitational constraints in theurrealtic world of "harleqn's carnival." over the years, h
. wow. hc. why should they give yellow? now, you mix red and green paint. you get, like, brown, okay? [laughter] but that's color by subtraction. read the chapter on that. here we have light on top of light. and red and green hitting your eye at the same time, gonna give you what? - yellow. - yellow. why? --primary--between the two. that's right. yellow is right between the two. and these are gonna average out to be that, okay? isn't that nice? isn't that neat, gang? anyway, yellow--it's-- oh, look at this. we talked about three colors, red, green and blue adding to give white. is there such a thing as two colors adding together to give white? answer end with a p. yup. nope. no. try it. nope. nope. no, not a pe. just a p. - yup. - yup. yup. okay. it turns out two colors can give white. can anyone tell me what color mixed with blue will give white? - yellow. - yellow. do you see it? yeah. how many can't reason this? well, the yellow is the red and the green, huh? okay. well, let me ask this, what color--red and what color will equal white? cyan. - bluish green. - cyan. this color here
.5 million of defaulted loans due to their steep markdowns. for more we're joined by pamela brown, ph.d. student in sociology at the new school, one of the organizers of rolling to believe. explain. who is getting bailed out? >> first of all, thank you for having me on your show. rolling jubilee was an idea floating around for awhile. one of the people in the video we just saw brought the idea to a coalition we formed earlier this summer called "strike debt scrap it rose from the university debt. we started to gather and -- we started talking realize that that was the tie that binds the 99%, the intersection of wall street and our lives. >> say more how rolling jubilee happens. >> it is a very simple idea, yet no one has ever tried it before. debt collectors do this all the time. someone defaults on their dead. in other words, they cannot pay it, and the original creditor gives up on, trying to collect it. a secondary round of people involved in the debt market, which is a $60 billion market place, decides they're going to try to collect on the debt. obviously is not worth the origina
a responsibility to help afghan women. this is just a redefinition of colonialism. white men stephen brown women from brown men. if you associate women's liberation with a foreign imperial project, you actually harm it in the eyes of locals. it is much more likely that girls will proceed in becoming a spear and for the success of the project. >> i spoke with him sunday in princeton, new jersey at the 32nd anniversary of the coalition for peace action. juan cole is a university professor at the the receipt of michigan. when we come back, we continue our veterans day special. stay with us. >> "people got to be free" by the young rascals. this is democracy now!, democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. sunday was veteran's day, the federal holiday honoring the men and women who fought in the u.s. forces. president obama attended a ceremony at arlington national ceremony and laid a wreath at the tomb of the unknown and later met with military families. in his speech, president obama emphasized the obligations americans and their government have to veterans. >> in this country, we
, tammy baldwin will tell you this, brown will tell you, candidates who won races had to spend six, seven, eight hours on the phone, begging for money. this money and politics problem is a crisis. is a crisis the matter what the final result. you may be able to collier with a victory, but do not think it is not a real problem. the people understand that. in montana and colorado, they have referendums on whether those -- they should encourage a constitutional amendment to overturn citizens united. the results are very encouraging, not just in those states, the cities across the country people voted to overturn citizens united. there is an exciting result of montana as well. it looks like the new governor of montana, a democrat, a guy who was attorney general of montana, the person who went to the supreme court and fought to maintain montana's historic are on corporate money in politics. we have elected people who really do understand that we have got to overturn citizens united. i think is important to recognize in the new senate, bernie sanders but overturned -- it overturning citizens un
the heroes of tomorrow are the heretics of today. socrates and galileo, john brown, thoreau, christ and debs heard the night cry "down with traitors!" and the dawn shout "up the rebs!" nothing ever seems to bust them gallows, crosses, prison bars; tho' we try to readjust them there they are among the stars. lives of great men all remind us we can write our names on high and departing leave behind us thumbprints in the fbi. amy goodman: today's program was actually produced for radio in 1996 with errol maitland and dan coughlin. special thanks to gary helm, brother shine and julie drizen. democracy now! is looking for feedback from people who appreciate the closed captioning. email your comments to outreach@democracynow.org or mail them to democracy now! p.o. box 693, new york, ny 10013. box 693, new york, ny 10013.
of his body facing me, and there was a girl of about 14 with long brown hair who sat on his knee. he had his left arm up her skirt and he was kissing her, but what i distinctly remember, and that is the image that sticks in my mind, was the site as i open the door, he turned his head and was just his tongue sort of coming out of the mouth the stuck in my mind but it was that image. it was not just like a pack on the cheek. it was a definite sexual advance to this girl. >> the widening bbc scandal also as implications on the other side of the atlantic hear the u.s. former bbc director general, mark thompson, is the incoming new york times company chief executive. he was at the helm of the bbc last year when the investigation into jimmy savile's alleged child sex abuse was dropped. thompson claims he was unaware of the program's investigation and had no involvement in the decision to cancel the report. for more we go to london where we're joined by lark turner via videostream. shias been researching and writing about the bbc scandal involving jimmy savile for the new york times, where she
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